Ammonia 20%

Availability

Special and quality requirements for ammonia solution 20%, aqueous solution of ammonium hydroxide, azanium hydroxide are available upon request: ammonia 20% is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

H5NO

CAS Registry Number

1336-21-6

Distributor of ammonia solution 20%, aqueous solution of ammonium hydroxide, azanium hydroxide

Description

Ammonia is a compound of hydrogen and nitrogen and is characterized by a very strong smell. Ammonia is involved in the nutritional needs of organisms and serves as a precursor to fertilizers and food. Ammonia is also a building block for the synthesis of many pharmaceuticals and is used in many commercial cleaning products. Although common in nature and in wide use, ammonia is both caustic and hazardous in its concentrated form.

Appearance

Clear, colorless and characteristic liquid.

Solubility

Azanium hydroxide is miscible with water and in an aqueous solution can be expelled by boiling.

Uses

Ammonia solution is used as a general purpose cleaner for many surfaces. In addition aqueous solution of ammonium hydroxide ranging from 16% to 25% are used in the fermentation industry as a source of nitrogen for microorganisms and to adjust pH during fermentation.

Classification

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Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: ammonia 20% is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Ammonia solution 20%, aqueous solution of ammonium hydroxide, azanium hydroxide